Actor Rupert Grint, famously known for portraying the role of Ronald Weasley in the Harry Potter movie series, has welcomed his first child into the world with long-time girlfriend Georgia Groome.

Embed from Getty Images

News of the couple expecting were revealed just a month ago when Rupert and Georgia were spotted shopping in North London. Georgia’s baby bump was in full view! The couple confirmed the pregnancy shortly thereafter.

The couple has officially released a statement sharing that they are the proud parents of a new baby girl! The couple have not yet announced the name they have chosen for their first child. Considering how private both Rupert and Georgia keep their lives, it’s likely we may not know the name of their child for quite some time. Neither of them are active on social media and they have made it clear they wish for the public to respect their privacy during this time.

In 2018, Rupert did share his thoughts on becoming a father. He shared, “Grint’s a tough name to pair a one-syllable first name with.” That may be the only hint we get to Rupert’s daughter’s name!

Rupert and Georgia have been dating since 2011, the same year the final movie in the Harry Potter franchise, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 premiered. The couple has kept their relationship very quiet. A year ago, they sparked marriage rumors after Georgia was spotted with a gold band on her left-hand ring finger. However, nothing has been confirmed as to whether they are engaged or married.

We wish the happy couple lots of love as they transition into this new chapter of their lives as parents!

Kate Fann (she/her) is the celebrity blogger, as well as an established content writer, aspiring author, and social media expert. She has been featured in online publications such as Bolde, ManoByte, Medium, The Social Observer, and more. Kate has ghostwritten numerous romance novels and is currently working on publishing her own works in the Young Adult genre.

Kate lives in East Tennessee with her husband Casey and her two sons, Quinn and Noah. When she's not writing or scrolling Instagram, Kate can be found tasting delicious wines, playing with make-up, baking yummy treats, or hiking the beautiful Smoky Mountains.